Village marks the centenary of the Armistice

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the Great War, a war which cost this then small farming village of one in seven of its able bodied men. The centenary is being marked in several ways. The Parish Council has arranged that eighteen large poppies – one representing each villager lost… View Article

Death of former Parish Councillor

31 October We’re saddened to report that former Parish Councillor Neil Ogden died last weekend. Neil had been a Parish Councillor for several years until January 2017. Andrew Batty, Chairman of East Keswick Parish Council said Neil made a substantial contribution to the village ‘Neil was very well connected in village life and that made… View Article

Guides and brownies need new leaders to avoid closure

The current leaders of both the East Keswick and Bardsey Brownies and Guides groups are stepping down at Christmas. Without any new leaders to step up and take their places, both units will close. It will be extremely sad for our community if Brownies and Guides became a thing of the past – our Rainbows… View Article

Join us on the centenary of the armistice and read the story of the village fallen

This November, Remembrance Sunday will have extra poignancy. It’s the centenary of the armistice which ended The Great War. World War One, as it became known, was to rob our small village of one in seven of its able bodied men. We commemorate them at the War Memorial on Whitegate, the avenue of memorial limes… View Article

Art Show plans annual return

The East Keswick Art Show returns this November. Two events make up the Art weekend mid month. On Friday 16th November, at Art n Jazz night takes place in the Village Hall. Entry is £5 including a glass of wine. The following day, Saturday 17th November, the Art Show runs all day in the Village… View Article

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